Crisafulli Associates receive concept acceptance, apartments and offices
Crisafulli Associates took the first steps toward breaking ground on new projects in the Town of Colonie, including a new apartment complex and a second office building along Albany Shaker Road.
This letter to the editor appears in the April 22 edition of the Colonie Spotlight
Mythological creatures at The Greatest Show On Earth®
There are iconic images conjured within the mind once one thinks about the circus coming to town.
This appears in the April 22 editions of Spotlight News.
Large retail site on Albany Shaker Road pending Zoning Board of Appeals approval
As the first Sonic restaurant in the Capital District prepares a grand opening this summer, a Massachusetts developer is looking to get a special use permit approved for a site totaling about 5.7 acres.
Proposed map places Kuhn into a different Bethlehem legislative district, quelling primary bid
Another legal battle is looming over county legislature district lines, because Bethlehem Democrats claim the new plan submitted to the court unnecessarily shifts lines within the town.
This opinion article appears in the April 22 editions of Spotlight News.
Budget of $102.7 million passes for 2015-16 school year
North Colonie’s Board of Education unanimously voted yes to a $102.7 million budget for the 2015-16 school year, which includes initiatives for full-day kindergarten and new state mandates for English language learners.
An auto-pilot approach to your attire is another way to success
Uniforms. I am not talking police, fire or medical professional.
UAlbany study finds why climate models have it wrong
Climate change has been a polarizing topic of science often debated within the least logical forums of politics.
Local law would prohibit disposal of hydraulic fracturing waste at landfills
Hydraulic fracturing is banned statewide, but county legislators want to ensure none of the waste produced from the natural gas extraction method enters local landfills.
International WWII exhibit displayed at Shaker High
The White Rose exhibit has traveled the world, going from schools and universities to libraries, and last week, Shaker High School had a chance to display it.
This editorial appears in the April 22 editions of Spotlight News.
Spotlight on Finance
In America today, more than 23 million small businesses create 66 percent of all new jobs and account for 54 percent of all domestic sales. These businesses are in our largest cities and smallest towns, occupying everything from our tallest skyscrapers to the humblest of living room corners as they innovate, sell and service their way to success. They are the bedrock of our country, drivers of our economy, and backbone of our communities . . . and contrary to reports that they are doomed to fail (and many do) they are not going anywhere.
The maxi dress is an easy choice of attire, puts accessories in the limelight
Before we know it, the summer will be in full swing. Your trips are probably planned; flights made, hotels booked. However, your luggage is probably missing two very important pieces to make your dressing simplified and flawless.
LaSalle Institute knows a little something about music and schooling
For nearly a quarter century, LaSalle Institute has outfitted itself as one of the premier music programs on the primary school level here in the Capital District.
Revamped Westgate Plaza sign relit in ceremony
Long-time area residents may have already noticed a change to the Westgate Plaza sign, after its several month absence from its Central Avenue home.
Capital Rep takes on Hamlet; curtain up April 21
The latest adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet takes to the stage at the Capital Repertory Theatre in Albany, promising to provide audience members a trip to Elsinore with a twist of Downton.
Events at local parks highlight annual 'I Love My Park Day.’
Even a park could use a little bit of spring-cleaning before flowers bloom and wildlife roam, along with many eager trail-goers and bird watchers.
Triple Threat dance team prepares for Worlds competition in Orlando
The Dance Worlds championship is just a week away, and the Triple Threat All Stars’ dance team is working to perfect its routine.